Monday, July 21, 2014

Saratoga Race Course clubhouse season passes sold out for 2014 meet

The New York Racing Association, Inc.

Monday, July 21, 2014


Contact: John Durso, Jr.

NYRA Director of Communications


Mark Bardack


Saratoga Race Course clubhouse season passes sold out for 2014 meet


SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - The New York Racing Association, Inc. and Stewart's Shops today announced that as a result of the extraordinary popularity of the new Saratoga Race Course season pass program, clubhouse season passes have been sold out for the 2014 meet.


Grandstand season passes will remain on sale at Stewart's Shops and at the Saratoga Race Course Reserved Seats Box Office for $30 through August 1.


Consumer demand is at an all-time high for season passes for the 2014 meet, which are available for purchase for the first time at more than 150 Stewart's Shops throughout the Capital Region. As of today, 6,373 season passes have been sold for the 2014 meet, in comparison to 1,402 season passes sold in 2013 - marking a 354 percent increase from year to year.


"I would like to extend my gratitude to Stewart's Shops and its president Gary Dake for being an outstanding partner in this first time program. This has been an incredibly successful joint venture that has exceeded all expectations," said the New York Racing Association CEO and President Chris Kay. "I would also like to thank our loyal fans, who have shown an incredible level of enthusiasm for racing through their support of the season pass program." 


A season pass provides fans with the opportunity to enjoy 40 days of world-class thoroughbred racing at Saratoga Race Course, including the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers on Saturday, August 23 and the Grade 1, $1.5 million Whitney on Saturday, August 2. Season passes are valid for one admission, which includes one giveaway voucher, on all giveaway days.


The summer meet at Saratoga Race Course continues through Labor Day, Monday, September 1. For more information about Saratoga Race Course, call (518) 584-6200 or log onto



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